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Julia apresenta Simone Giertz - Episódio #0.6

Feministech Podcast

Boas vindas à primeira temporada do Feministech Podcast, um podcast feito por uma equipe de mulheres maravilhosas que trabalham ou estudam tecnologia! No sexto episódio no nosso esquenta de estreia, Julia apresenta Simone Giertz, a conhecida "Queen of Shitty Robots". Encontre a Julia: Twitch: julialabs Instagram: julialabs Github: juliallabs Youtube: Laboratório da Júlia  Redes sociais do Feministech Podcast: Twitter: feminis_tech Instagram da nossa mascote: @feminis_cat Entre em contato com a gente: contato@feminis.tech

6mins

3 Jun 2021

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Simone Giertz – The Adam Savage Project – 9/8/20

Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project

The very first guest on our relaunched podcast is none other than our dear friend Simone Giertz! We check in with Simone to talk about the development of her Every Day Calendar, embarking on projects during the lockdown, and an impending change to her workshop.

35mins

8 Sep 2020

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Simone Giertz

Sidenote by AsapSCIENCE

This week Mitch and Greg are joined by the infamous SIMONE GIERTZ. She is the amazing inventor, YouTuber, Truckla maker and DANG DANG COOLEST GAL AROUND! We talk about meeting on set of the most hated YouTube video of all time, how she is planning to go to space and much, much more.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52mins

5 Feb 2020

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Brain Tumors and Branding (ft. Simone Giertz)

Hannahlyze This by Hannah Hart

On this episode of Hannahlyze This, Simone Giertz joins Harto to do a deep Hannahlysis their lives. They bond over fear of death, brain tumors, YouTube careers and the strangeness of being known for sh*tty robots and drunken cooking. Enjoy bonus content and more by supporting us on Patreon! Join your fellow Earbud Patrons in BTS splendor for as little as $5 a month.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannahlyze-this/support

34mins

6 Sep 2019

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Brain Tumors and Branding (ft. Simone Giertz)

Hannahlyze This by Hannah Hart

On this episode of Hannahlyze This, Simone Giertz joins Harto to do a deep Hannahlysis their lives. They bond over fear of death, brain tumors, YouTube careers and the strangeness of being known for sh*tty robots and drunken cooking. Enjoy bonus content and more by supporting us on Patreon! Join your fellow Earbud Patrons in BTS splendor for as little as $5 a month.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hannahlyze-this/support

34mins

6 Sep 2019

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#129 - Simone Giertz

Y Combinator

Simone Giertz describes herself as a maker/robotics enthusiast/non-engineer. She’s also known as the Queen of Shitty Robots. She runs a YouTube channel about those robots and is a cohost on Tested with Adam Savage from MythBusters.You can find her on YouTube and on Twitter @SimoneGiertz.She also has a Patreon.The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.Y Combinator invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200), twice a year.Learn more about YC and apply for funding here: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/***Topics00:00 - Intro1:41 - "Whatever feeds the ego kills the soul."4:21 - Maintaining passion for your work7:16 - Building a sustainable business as a creator9:01 - Shipping a real product - The Every Day Calendar - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simonegiertz/the-every-day-calendar18:01 - Being scared to step away19:31 - Generating ideas20:46 - Finding out she had a brain tumor, having surgery, and sharing it26:01 - Returning to work after brain surgery28:01 - Learnings from taking time off29:01 - Asking for help30:31 - Evaluating how she's spending her time32:16 - Giving herself permission to try other things34:21 - Challenges as a creator and entrepreneur 36:01 - Not feeling guilty about play and pursuing the things you enjoy41:01 - Becoming less disciplined in certain areas over time42:46 - Ali asks - How to get started when dealing with imposters syndrome?43:06 - beep boop asks - What's your favorite robot?43:46 - Beste asks - Are there any moments where she is bored and feels like giving up on creating new things?44:56 - Khawar Shehzad asks - What thing do you wish you knew when you started your career?46:06 - Olaf Doschke asks - What would have happened if Simone's toothbrush helmet wouldn't have gone viral?48:36 - Johnathan Nader asks - What is the best version of yourself?

49mins

5 Jun 2019

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Gizmology (ROBOTS) with Simone Giertz

Ologies with Alie Ward

YouTube's Sh*tty Robots machine-maker, very funny human being, professional tinkerer and potential astronaut Simone Giertz hops in Alie's car to hang out in a sketchy Hollywood alley and chat. Topics covered: the definition of a robot, artificial intelligence, the gateway to her thirst for engineering power, plastic animals, and topless grandmas. Watch Simone's videos on YouTubeBecome a patron for as little as a buck a month: www.Patreon.com/ologiesOlogiesMerch.com has hats, shirts, pins, totes!Follow Simone on Twitter Follow @Ologies on Twitter or InstagramFollow @AlieWard on Twitter or InstagramSupport the show: http://Patreon.com/ologiesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34mins

6 Mar 2018

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Leaving Home w/ Simone Giertz

Sad Boyz

On today's episode of the Sad Boyz, we talk about how leaving home with our first guest, Simone Giertz, the Queen of Shitty Robots. We also talk about our sleeping habits, social responsibility at parties, simone's time on a chinese sitcom, jarvis's time on a japanese travel show and jordan is there too!

48mins

24 Oct 2017

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74: Simone Giertz

Cool Tools

Our guest this week is Simone Giertz. Simone is a Swedish native who now resides in San Francisco. Millions of people come to watch her build shitty robots on YouTube and she recently launched her own astronaut training program to get herself into space. Simone's videos have been featured on The Ellen Show, The Late Show, Mashable, Business Insider, Wired, Conan O'Brien, and more. Whilst most recently joining master builder Adam Savage's tested team.

31mins

17 Apr 2017

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How To Build The Best Bad Robots With Simone Giertz

Nerdette

YouTube’s queen of crappy robots, Simone Giertz, tells us how she got in the business of making the world’s best crappy robots, like an alarm clock that slaps you awake in the morning with a robotic arm, a robot that very terribly applies lipstick, and a vegetable chopper with 8-foot long knives.In an interview with Nerdette hosts Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen, she talked about how building terrible robots is a constant learning experience.

26mins

10 Mar 2017

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